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Man Who Made ‘South Park’ Threat Arrested

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Posted on Jul 22, 2010
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Looks like he just gave “South Park” some new material: Zachary Chesser, the man who posted a warning online suggesting that the cheeky cartoon’s creators might be in danger after they attempted to depict the Prophet Muhammad (in a bear suit, no less) on their show, has wound up in some trouble himself.  —KA

The Hollywood Reporter:

The Islamic fundamentalist who threatened “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone has been arrested by the FBI.

Zachary Chesser, 20, was reportedly charged with providing material support a Somali terrorist group affiliated with al-Qaeda.

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By Joe, July 27, 2010 at 9:21 am Link to this comment
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I remember this story and I remember how the guy didn’t actually threaten the south park creators.

So I am extremely skeptical of this expansion of the story.  They better have something more than his blog postings from before.

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By Jim Yell, July 25, 2010 at 6:20 am Link to this comment
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Never stops amazing me that the Religious encourage violence against none believers or even people with alternate beliefs in the “one true God” and then want to blame this anti social behavior on others.

Well I for one take them at their words when they say they want to kill the rest of us. That is why I don’t trust the Pope, Mohomet’s followers and all the rest.

They only have themselves to blame for bad press and really in a Democracy with a Bill of Rights they do not have the right to kill or intefer with people just because they are insulted. Let us face it the Religious are always insulted by something, and specially about being called out for stupid hateful behavior.

Mohomet doesn’t get a fee ride from critics just because he has followers. Hell, Rush Limbaugh has followers and he is the south end of horse going north.

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By Leefeller, July 22, 2010 at 7:28 pm Link to this comment

An article of “South Park” under the Arts and Culture section, is like placing Republicans under the new thoughts section!

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